Never Fear! The FORCE FRIENDS are here! This fun packet contains everything you need for a SUPER start to Force Centers!
This product includes 4 centers for students to help them to reinforce their learning of forces and motion.
The Four Centers are:
-Super Slow Down (Hands
This plant life cycle unit is a fun, interactive way to observe and investigate plants! I've provided an informational PowerPoint for technology integration and different activities for students to learn about the life cycle of plants. The science informational text unit can be adapted for primary g
Animal Research Project (Common-Core Aligned)
Need to incorporate research writing into your curriculum? Well, look no further because this Animal Research Project is sure to keep your students engaged in composing their research writing. While they conduct research on an animal of their choice,
The Feature Creature template was designed as a strategy for visual learners to make connections in reporting organizationally from an animal to the needs for survival of that species.
Animal Adaptations Feature Creature is printed on 11x17 inch paper and designed so that after it is three hole punc
Challenge young geologists with this fascinating study on rocks and minerals. Investigate rocks and minerals with this combined packet that contains lesson plans and a student science notebook.
This unit of study takes your students through a discovery of rocks and minerals. Students work in teams
Animal Adaptations Research Project Common Core
This activity enhances students' reading and research skills as they learn about animal adaptations. The unit includes 64 custom animal cut-out pages, along with a fact page for the back of each card. You determine the size of your project by ass
Human Body WebQuest helps students explore the human body through websites that feature interactive games, activities, videos, and text. Students go on a “virtual tour” that will keep them engaged and motivated. My students have enjoyed doing this project as an independent activity or partner activi
This powerpoint takes the students on a journey to discover how the shape of the land here on Earth changes. It uses pictures to show the meaning of weathering, erosion, and deposition. It also comes equipped with clickable websites that show video clips and computer games that can expand the stud
Space Science Unit :Exploring Space This is a complete unit covering solar system, sun, planets, asteroids, meteoroids, comets, stars, moons, and moon phases. This pack includes:
Read Aloud slides to print out or project
Logbook cover and printables
Research project guides and sites
If you are teaching meiosis and looking for something different- for both you AND your students - this is the perfect opportunity for teachers and students to enjoy.
Meiosis can be a very abstract concept for many students, and they really appreciate the great visuals found on this web-quest. I hav
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I created the Inventions & Innovations Unit for my STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) classroom. I currently teach 7th grade, but this unit could be applied in grades 5 - 8. Included in this packet is an activity packet for student
NO-PREP! "Global Warming, Climate Change Research Project, Vocabulary, Vocabulary Project, Enrichment Project Menu, and Student Handout!" With this science resource, your students will gain an in depth understanding of important environmental topics such climate change, global warm
Looking for a creative way to learn about those amazing crawly creatures? Look no further! Catch the BUG fever!
Start off this project by reading the two informational articles about:
Next, introduce the 4 key vocabulary words. Vocabulary Flip Flaps for noteb
Ecological footprint activities are great to help students really understand how their lifestyle decisions impact the environment. This 2 page EDITABLE WEB ACTIVITY uses the best ecological footprint generator I have found online. The benefit of this footprint generator is that it
The Habitats template was designed as a strategy for visual learners to make connections in reporting about the interactions of living and non-living things through a graphic organizer. The template also includes the social studies concepts of the human environment interaction encouraging students t
Energize your study of light with five sets of hands-on science activities and a corresponding website! Lesson plans, lab sheets, website, flash cards, review sheet, and assessment are all included in this unit.
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The activities in this packet focus on teaching students about animal groups and life cycles through the use of informational texts. They address Common Core Performance Standards in ELA and Georgia Performance Standards in Science.
1. Anchor charts and vocabulary cards for word wall
2. “Life Cycl
Includes link to website created for this content.
Use this open-ended project to study about weather and climate.
INCLUDES: Plan, Links to Videos & Interactives, Standards, Note Taking Form, Rubric, Product Ideas for Students, ISTE NET*S Checklist
WRITTEN FOR 3RD GRADE~CAN BE MODIFIED FOR OTH
Energize your sound unit with six sets of hands-on science activities and a corresponding website! Lesson plans, lab sheets, related website, flash cards, review sheet, and assessment are all included.
Created by master teacher
An internet scavenger hunt is similar to a webquest, in that students will use the internet to find information. However, internet scavenger hunts are designed for students to search for specific answers, rather than creating an open ended project. Internet scavenger hunts can be done as a whole cla
Evidence for Evolution Activity
Evidence for Evolution Webquest: a 4 page Web Quest hosted at evolution.berkley.edu.
This helps students visualize and learn about different lines of evidence involved with evolution, including fossils and transitional forms, relative and numerical (carbon) dating,
Fun "Science Webquest" Project! Step-by-step directions for students to learn how to create their own science WebQuest. While creating the WebQuest, your students will inadvertently learn new knowledge about the science topic at the same time. Great science/technology integration. T
This packet includes:
page 2- brainstorming sheet- List inventions that you would not want to live without.
pages 3-4- invention timeline activity complete with a list of inventions. Students predict which inventions were created first. Then they create a timeline with their choice of the top 7 in
This packet of colorful templates that will allow students to organize and sort information about butterflies. It reproduces just fine in black and white.
2. a page to record websites
3. 2 note-taking pages to compare two different websites
4. a life-cycle page
5.. a bu
Solar System QR Codes: Students will have fun researching the solar system with this product!
If you have iPads, why not have students research the solar system by using QR Codes? QR code reader apps are FREE in the Apple Store!
I have made custom made pages of QR Codes for each solar system plac
This is a comprehensive unit of work about worm farming.
The items are included in this pack:
A ‘Worm Farming’ booklet – Approximately 10 pages of information text, and 10 pages of quality activities (20 pages) Two booklets will be included in the pack, one for students who use imperial measuremen
Similar to a webquest, an internet scavenger hunt allows students to use educational websites in order to explore their standards. An internet scavenger hunt allows students to explore websites in order to answer questions or complete activities. This one is about the ways animals adapt to protect t
This is a power point that introduces and builds background about two global weather patterns that influence local weather. Within this initial introductory lesson you will also find the following slides attached:
* General, informational notes about both global patterns
*Satellite Images and Weat
Updated 12/9/14 with a page of links at no extra cost.
Links can be downloaded on computers and other technology devices that can be clicked on and used. The links are the exact material used on the qr codes.
Check out our QR Codes (made in Safe Share) to explore the world of "Living or Nonlivin
*FILE IS DESIGNED TO GO ALONG WITH THE ECOSYSTEM UNIT PLANS, BUT CAN BE USED SEPERATELY AS WELL*
This SmartBoard file is an awesome teaching tool for kids and teachers! It is very informative. It includes:
an ecosytem circular graphic organizer
graphic organizer for living and nonliving things
Learning about Desert Animals couldn't be more fun! This pack has it all including habitat information, vocabulary activities, research organizers, and scoring rubric!
This packet includes many interactive activities and learning opportunities for 2nd grade, 3rd grade, and 4th grade students includ
This is a integrated project on infectious diseases. In this project students will be given a patient with symptoms. Students research to find out what disease the patient may be suffering from and give treatment advice to the patient. Students are also asked to create two graphs connected to the d
A tisket, a tasket...a common core plant basket!!
This download contains everything you need for students to conduct their own research about plants. They will use the resource pages to click on the online links to learn about plants. The following 12 activities are included:
Resource List: Clic
Students will use their skills in following directions and computer research as they go to the websites provided to find information and answer questions about photosynthesis.
This activity will help students learn about photosynthesis, read for information, follow directions, and strengthen comput
This is a simple worksheet for students to color the 12 climate zones. The blank outline map of the world includes country boundaries for students' reference. There is also a legend with the 12 climate zone names listed next to blank boxes for color coding. The second page is a teacher key containin
This interactive internet scavenger hunt is aligned to various space
standards. It provides students with an engaging way to learn about planets, the moon, stars, day and night cycle, and seasons. You can use the activity as an introductory activity, a reinforcement activity, homework, or a revie
This is a great activity for students to interact with technology by using the internet to research the seven different energy resources. Once they have found accurate information, students will use these pages to replicate the information they've found.
Also, rather than using the internet for re
This packet is part of my Science Notebook Printables and Foldables pack. In this packet you will receive vocabulary printables and various activities to help your students understand plant and animal adaptations.
This is a unit SMARTboard lesson covering Plants. It has interactive features, animations, and video clips. This lesson covers all of the VA SOLs for 4th grade about plants. Topics include: Plant parts & functions (roots, stems, leaves, flowers), Flower parts (Petals, Sepal, Pistil - Style,
Learning about Polar Animals couldn't be more fun! This pack has it all including habitat information, research organizers, vocabulary activities, and scoring rubric!
This pack includes many interactive activities and learning opportunities for 2nd grade, 3rd grade, and 4th grade students including
IOwl Research Project "Release Your Owl" - Students Become Animal Rehab Experts
In this research activity, your students become animal rehabilitation experts as they learn about an owl and make decisions about its future habitat. The unit contains 7 student pages. I try to encourage my students to p
Updated November 2015!! This SMARTboard lesson is a 24 page instructional unit lesson that covers all of the Virginia fourth grade SOLs for Space. This lessons focuses on:
1 - -Changes in Our Understanding of the Universe/Solar System - Geocentric vs. Heliocentric (Earth Centered vs. Sun Centered
Plant Classification Science Vocabulary Word Sort is a great way to review the classifying of plants, using Vascular, Nonvascular, Gymnosperm, and Angiosperm as key terms. Students will cut and sort clues into categories. Also, I have added a new feature of a QR code and link to a website that stude
Science - Help students explore Rocks and Minerals through websites that feature interactive games, activities, videos, and text. Among many other exciting activities, students go on a rocks and minerals "expedition" that will keep them engaged and motivated. My students greatly enjoyed doing this p
All kids love toys! This is the perfect activity to teach students how to conduct research on the Internet while studying informational text. I've included two pages of questions about different popular toys that were invented. And, students can research their favorite toy where they will find out w
This engaging apple life cycle mini-book activity reinforces student knowledge of the life cycle of an apple, while integrating reading, science and writing into your Apple unit.
Two interactive booklets are included:
- "Apples!" is a 6 page booklet that encourages students to use adjectives and i
This is a webquest designed to give students an overview and factual information about the Solar System as they read for information using the internet. During the search they use a variety of strategies and skills that will build their strengths in reading.
An answer key is included.
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This is an interactive PowerPoint with lesson suggestions and great website resources in which students can explore specific planets on their own while working towards a final presentation. Students are able to learn about our Solar Syste
This is a thematic unit that covers standards from both Next Generation Science and Common Core English Language Arts.There are instructions and a book list with suggested books. There are informational sheets, writing prompts, and activities for reading, writing, speaking, and listening. Reading p